Misinformation Reducing Security in Countries

Misinformation Reducing Security in Countries

It should first be stated that misinformation and published propaganda isn’t new. In the past those that wanted to spread what is now called “fake news” made use of the methods of the time: publications and radio. Laws in some countries made it difficult to extend false stories in the news media, but this completely changed with the advent of the internet and social media popularity. This form of propaganda
5 Privacy Risks People Often Overlook

5 Privacy Risks People Often Overlook

Online privacy is a growing concern for internet users all over the world. Data brokers, online advertising companies, and big tech giants are coming up with more ways to track you on the internet. Applications and online services collect user data, so much of it that it’s almost impossible to keep track. The ever-changing nature of the online privacy landscape is always taking internet users by surprise. Some online services,
Coronavirus Ups the Ante for Cyberattacks

Coronavirus Ups the Ante for Cyberattacks

The increased number of people that are now working from their homes has created a rich environment for hackers. While security in the office may have been stepped up, that is not always the case from home. COVID-19 attacks are covering the gamut, from ransomware to malicious spying and even some of the most diligent staffers are falling prey. Wired.com stated: “Overall daily internet usage has increased around the world
Mobile Security Defined

Mobile Security Defined

Whenever anyone hears the term “mobile security” they typically think of their mobile phones. However mobile security relates to all mobile devices including laptops, tablets, smart phones and any mobile device that is portable that can access the internet, networks, or wireless computing. These devices are open to vulnerabilities and threats from cybercriminals, and without proper protection, the data and both personal and proprietary information can be hacked, stolen, or
Job Post

False jobs Sites

There are a large number of South Africans looking for working and any advert is an opportunity for an unemployed person to submit their details and hope for the best. A popular job site on Facebook received a post advertising employment, using a short link (abbreviated url) to send job seekers to a page where there was an advert for Checkers looking for staff. The Facebook page states that “We